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Student Awards

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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s Student Awards recognize CEC's outstanding college and university student members—undergraduate and graduate students—who make outstanding contributions to CEC and to children and youth with exceptionalities.

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Recipients of these awards are not required to attend the convention to receive their award. No student will be awarded more than one CEC award each year. Student members on CEC’s Student & Early Career Committee are not eligible for these awards.

Please note: High school students and other non-members are not eligible for these awards.

Student Awards & Nominations

These awards honor a student CEC member for his or her dedication and contribution to children and youth with exceptionalities and to student activities. The awards recognize both an undergraduate and graduate student CEC member. This award is not currently accepting nominations.

Eligibility Information and Process

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